A nice fire on, mince pies and non alcoholic drinks await visitors to Anne Mason's open studio this coming weekend.

On offer will be cards, prints to rummage through and an assortment of original paintings for sale.

Anne Mason is a fine artist based in Teesdale, North Pennines, County Durham. She specialises in Northern Landscapes, animals and natural history, original paintings and prints, working in a variety of media, from watercolour to woodcut.

Her studio is open from 11:00am to 3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th December, and is located at Greenwood, Folly Top, Eggleston, Barnard Castle, DL12 0DH. More details from Anne on 01833 650135 or via her website www.annemasonart.co.uk